• The Story of Second Heart Paleo

    I’m trying to use Instagram more often, but between work and life, it’s sporadic. I know, I’m just a bit late to the Instagram party. But, I’m glad I did, because that’s how I found Second Heart Paleo and the person … Continue reading

     
     
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    Children’s Book Author Recaptures Health with No-Starch Diet

    Paul Schmid is an award winning artist, and internationally published author and illustrator of children’s books. In 1993, Paul discovered he has Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). AS is a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, although other joints can be involved. It causes … Continue reading

     
     
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    Doctor Pens SCD Book {and a giveaway}

    I first heard about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) from a parent who’s son had been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease a few years before. She mentioned SCD in passing, but warned that the food was atypical and the diet hard to follow. … Continue reading

     
     
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    Old House, New Kitchen

    I grew up in New York City but I’ve lived a large part of my adult life in suburbs, and ended up raising my boys in a beautiful Pacific Northwest suburb.

     
     
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    Popcorn Shrimp and Dairy-Free for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

    For those following a grain-free lifestyle, such as SCD, here’s a new book, and a recipe for popcorn shrimp from page 270 in the book.

     
     
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    Almond Flour Waffles {visual recipe}

    Here is an illustration of my recipe for almond flour waffles by a talented graphic designer.

     
     
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    Starting the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD): Interview with Julia Tinkham-Ray

    Adopting the Specific Carbohydate Diet (SCD) can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, with the explosion of grain-free and gluten-free diets and lifestyles gaining popularity and media exposure, SCD doesn’t seem so foreign and unattainable. 

     
     
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    Sweet Talk: Interview with Mary Purdy, MS, RD, Integrative Clinical Nutritionist {and Coconut Chips}

    I love sweet things. That much is probably clear to you from my many recipes that are of the sweet kind. I’m trying to reduce the amount of sweetener I use in recipes even further, so you’re about to see … Continue reading

     
     
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    Strawberry Ripple FroYo and Bacteriotherapy: Interview with Dr. David Suskind of Seattle Children’s Hospital

    What do frozen yogurt and bacteriotherapy have in common? Good bacteria.

     
     
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